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Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wEPROSA Chance of: better job/current employer wINDRESP - - - - - F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wEPROSB Chance of: work related training wINDRESP - - - - - F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wEPROSC Chance of: becoming unemployed wINDRESP - - - - - F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wEPROSD Chance of: job with new employer wINDRESP - - - - - F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wEPROSE Chance of: start own business wINDRESP - - - - - F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wEPROSF Chance of: giving up work wINDRESP - - - - - F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wJBLKCHA Would like: Better job/same emp. wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBLKCHB Would like: Work related training wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBLKCHC Would like: New job/new employer wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBLKCHD Would like: Start own business wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBLKCHE Would like: Give up paid work wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBSAT Job satisfaction: overall wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBSAT1 Job satisfaction: promotion prospects wINDRESP A B C D E F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wJBSAT2 Job satisfaction: total pay wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBSAT3 Job satisfaction: relations with boss wINDRESP A B C D E F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wJBSAT4 Job satisfaction: security wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBSAT5 Job satisfaction: use of initiative wINDRESP A B C D E F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wJBSAT6 Job satisfaction: work itself wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBSAT7 Job satisfaction: hours worked wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBSTRNA Worry about job problems after work wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wJBSTRNB Difficult to unwind after work wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wJBSTRNC Feel used up after work wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wJBSTRND Feel exhausted after work wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wJBXPCHA Expect: Better job/same emp. wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBXPCHB Expect: Work related training wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBXPCHC Expect: New job/new employer wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBXPCHD Expect: Start own business wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBXPCHE Expect: Give up paid work wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJSSAT S/emp: job satisfaction: overall wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJSSAT1 S/emp: job satisfaction: total pay wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJSSAT2 S/emp: job satisfaction: job security wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJSSAT3 S/emp: job satisfaction: initiative wINDRESP A B C D E F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wJSSAT4 S/emp: job satisfaction: work itself wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJSSAT5 S/emp: job satisfaction: hours worked wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wLFIMPD Importance of: Having a good job wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wLFSAT5 Satisfaction with: job wINDRESP - - - - - F G H I J - L M N O P Q R
wRTLATB Late retirement: enjoyed working wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - - P - -
wRTRLYH Early retirement: wanted a change wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - - P - -
wYPJBQA Importance of: job security wYOUTH - - - D E F - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wYPJBQB Importance of: time for leisure wYOUTH - - - D E F - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wYPJBQC The work involves using your brain wYOUTH - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPJBQD Importance of: high income wYOUTH - - - D E F - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wYPJBQE Is important and feels worthwhile wYOUTH - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPJBQF Importance of: interesting job wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wYPJBQG Importance of: worthwhile job wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wYPJBQH Importance of: helping others wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wYPJBQT Which is most important thing of all ? wYOUTH - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPSOCY Why like this type of job? wYOUTH - - - - E F G H - - - - - - - - - -

Employment: Benefits Receipt

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wJBUB Currently signed on at UB Office wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBUBY Reason why signed on at UB Office wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPYDPTC Amount: Disabled persons Tax Credit wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J K L - - - - - -
wPYDPTCW DPTC: pay period (weeks) wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J K L - - - - - -
wPYTC Last pay included any Tax Credit wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J K L M N O P Q R
wPYWFTC Amount: Working families Tax Credit wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J K L M N O P Q R
wPYWFTCW WFTC: pay period (weeks) wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J K L M N O P Q R

Employment: Expectations

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wEPROSA Chance of: better job/current employer wINDRESP - - - - - F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wEPROSB Chance of: work related training wINDRESP - - - - - F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wEPROSC Chance of: becoming unemployed wINDRESP - - - - - F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wEPROSD Chance of: job with new employer wINDRESP - - - - - F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wEPROSE Chance of: start own business wINDRESP - - - - - F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wEPROSF Chance of: giving up work wINDRESP - - - - - F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wEPROSG Chance starting work within 6 months wINDRESP - - - - - F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wEPROSH Chance starting work within 12 months wINDRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wFUTRC Likelihood: find a suitable job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wFUTRD Likelihood: be successful wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wFUTRE Likelihood: become long-term unemployed wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wFUTRF Likelihood: kept back in job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wFUTRG Likelihood: be self-employed wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wFUTRH Likelihood: working abroad wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wJBASP1 Aspects of job: most important wINDRESP A - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wJBASP2 Aspects of job: 2nd most important wINDRESP A - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wJBLKY1 Wanting a job: most important wINDRESP A - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wJBLKY2 Wanting a job: 2nd most important wINDRESP A - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wJBXPCHA Expect: Better job/same emp. wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBXPCHB Expect: Work related training wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBXPCHC Expect: New job/new employer wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBXPCHD Expect: Start own business wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBXPCHE Expect: Give up paid work wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJUHRSL Expected hours for lowest pay jobseeker wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJUHRSX Expected work hours: jobseeker wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJULKJB Would like a regular paid job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJUPAYL Lowest net pay considered: jobseeker wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJUPAYX Expected weekly net pay: jobseeker wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJUSOC Occupation (SOC) of job sought wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJUSOC00 Occupation (SOC2000) of job sought wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L M N O P Q R
wJUSPEC Looking for /would like a particular job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wNMWUFXA Effect of minimum wage on job range wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - - - - - -
wNMWUFXB Effect of minimum wage on job search wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - - - - - -
wOCFUT Job Resp. Would like to do in future wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M N O - - -
wOCFUT00 Job (SOC 2000) Resp. Would like to do in future wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wOCFUT90 Job (SOC 90) Resp. Would like to do in future wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wOCIMPA Occupation: important: job security wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wOCIMPB Occupation: important: high income wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wOCIMPC Occupation: important: moving up ladder wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wOCIMPD Occupation: important: respected job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wOCIMPE Occupation: important: lot leisure time wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wOCIMPF Occupation: important: interesting job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wOCIMPG Occupation: important: independence wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wOCIMPH Occupation: important: interact w people wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wOCIMPI Occupation: important:contribute to soc. wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wOCIMPJ Occupation: important: safe/health work wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wOCIMPK Occupation: important: time for family wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wOCIMPL Occupation: important: job helps others wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wREWORK Expect to work again wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - - P - -

Employment: Hours Worked and Overtime

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wJ2HRS No. of hours worked per month, 2nd job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBEN1H Current job: hour end period 1 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJBEN1M Current job: minute end period 1 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJBEN2H Current job: hour end period 2 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJBEN2M Current job: minute end period 2 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJBEN3H Current job: hour end period 3 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJBEN3M Current job: minute end period 3 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJBHHF Family commitments led to less work hrs wINDRESP A B C D E F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wJBHRBG Starting hours per week: current job wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wJBHRLK Preference over hours worked wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBHRLY Usual total hours per week at 1.9.90 wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wJBHRS No. of hours normally worked per week wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBOT No. of overtime hours in normal week wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBOTBG Starting hours paid o/time: current job wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wJBOTLY Usual hours of paid overtime at 1.9.90 wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wJBOTPD No. of hours worked as paid overtime wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBPATW Current job: who sets work pattern wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJBST1H Current job: hour began period 1 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJBST1M Current job: minute began period 1 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJBST2H Current job: hour began period 2 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJBST2M Current job: minute began period 2 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJBST3H Current job: hour began period 3 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJBST3M Current job: minute began period 3 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJBTIME Times of day usually work wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L - N O P Q R
wJBWKHRA Work arrangement: flexitime wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBWKHRB Work arrangement: annualised hours wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBWKHRC Work arrangement: term time only wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBWKHRD Work arrangement: job share wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBWKHRE Work arrangement: nine day fortnight wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBWKHRF Work arrangement: 4 1/2 day week wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBWKHRG Work arrangement: zero hours contract wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBWKHRH Work arrangement: none of these wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBWKPAT Usual work pattern: current job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJSEN1H Self employed: hour end period 1 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJSEN1M Self employed: minute end period 1 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJSEN2H Self employed: hour end period 2 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJSEN2M Self employed: minute end period 2 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJSEN3H Self employed: hour end period 3 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJSEN3M Self employed: minute end period 3 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJSHRLK S/emp: preference over hours worked wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJSHRS S/emp: hours normally worked per week wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJSST1H Self employed: hour began period 1 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJSST1M Self employed: minute began period 1 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJSST2H Self employed: hour began period 2 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJSST2M Self employed: minute began period 2 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJSST3H Self employed: hour began period 3 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJSST3M Self employed: minute began period 3 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wJSTIME Times of day usually work wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L - - O P Q R
wJSWKPAT Usual work pattern: self employed wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWDNW1 Current job: didn't work/dk hours Monday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWDNW2 Current job: didn't work/dk hours Tuesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWDNW3 Current job: didn't work/dk hours Wednesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWDNW4 Current job: didn't work/dk hours Thursday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWDNW5 Current job: didn't work/dk hours Friday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWDNW6 Current job: didn't work/dk hours Saturday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWDNW7 Current job: didn't work/dk hours Sunday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWEN1H Current job: hour end Monday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWEN1M Current job: minute end Monday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWEN2H Current job: hour end Tuesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWEN2M Current job: minute end Tuesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWEN3H Current job: hour end Wednesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWEN3M Current job: minute end Wednesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWEN4H Current job: hour end Thursday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWEN4M Current job: minute end Thursday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWEN5H Current job: hour end Friday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWEN5M Current job: minute end Friday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWEN6H Current job: hour end Saturday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWEN6M Current job: minute end Saturday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWEN7H Current job: hour end Sunday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWEN7M Current job: minute end Sunday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSDNW1 Self emp: didn't work/dk hours Monday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSDNW2 Self emp: didn't work/dk hours Tuesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSDNW3 Self emp: didn't work/dk hours Wednesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSDNW4 Self emp: didn't work/dk hours Thursday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSDNW5 Self emp: didn't work/dk hours Friday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSDNW6 Self emp: didn't work/dk hours Saturday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSDNW7 Self emp: didn't work/dk hours Sunday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSEN1H Self employed: hour end Monday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSEN1M Self employed: minute end Monday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSEN2H Self employed: hour end Tuesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSEN2M Self employed: minute end Tuesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSEN3H Self employed: hour end Wednesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSEN3M Self employed: minute end Wednesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSEN4H Self employed: hour end Thursday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSEN4M Self employed: minute end Thursday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSEN5H Self employed: hour end Friday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSEN5M Self employed: minute end Friday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSEN6H Self employed: hour end Saturday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSEN6M Self employed: minute end Saturday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSEN7H Self employed: hour end Sunday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSEN7M Self employed: Minute end Sunday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSST1H Self employed: hour began Monday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSST1M Self employed: minute began Monday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSST2H Self employed: hour began Tuesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSST2M Self employed: minute began Tuesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSST3H Self employed: hour began Wednesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSST3M Self employed: minute began Wednesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSST4H Self employed: hour began Thursday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSST4M Self employed: minute began Thursday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSST5H Self employed: hour began Friday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSST5M Self employed: minute began Friday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSST6H Self employed: hour began Saturday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSST6M Self employed: minute began Saturday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSST7H Self employed: hour began Sunday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWSST7M Self employed: minute began Sunday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWST1H Current job: hour began Monday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWST1M Current job: minute began Monday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWST2H Current job: hour began Tuesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWST2M Current job: minute began Tuesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWST3H Current job: hour began Wednesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWST3M Current job: minute began Wednesday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWST4H Current job: hour began Thursday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWST4M Current job: minute began Thursday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWST5H Current job: hour began Friday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWST5M Current job: minute began Friday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWST6H Current job: hour began Saturday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWST6M Current job: minute began Saturday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWST7H Current job: hour began Sunday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wLWST7M Current job: minute began Sunday wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wNMWCHK IC: Job started before 1st April 1999 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - - - - - -
wNMWHRCH Minimum wage: Basic hours changed wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - - - - - -
wNMWOPCH Minimum wage: overtime pay changed wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - - - - - -
wNMWPACH Rate increased to meet minimum wage wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - - - - - -
wYPPAY Last week: money earned working ? wYOUTH - - - D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wYPSOC10 Main job (SOC2000) wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wYPSOC19 Main job (SOC) wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wYPSOC20 Second job (SOC2000) wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wYPSOC29 Second job (SOC) wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wYPWHRS Last week, hours spent working for pay ? wYOUTH - - - D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wYPWKF Works on a Friday wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M N O - - -
wYPWKLW Paid work done last week wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M N O P Q R
wYPWKM Works on a Monday wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M N O - - -
wYPWKSA Works on a Saturday wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M N O - - -
wYPWKSU Works on a Sunday wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M N O - - -
wYPWKT Works on a Tuesday wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M N O - - -
wYPWKTH Works on a Thursday wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M N O - - -
wYPWKW Works on a Wednesday wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M N O - - -

Employment: Industrial and Occupational Classification

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wJ1CSSF Cambridge Scale females : first job wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJ1CSSM Cambridge Scale males : first job wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJ1GOLD Goldthorpe Social Class: first job wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJ1HGS Hope - Goldthorpe Scale : first job wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJ1ISCO International SOC : first job wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJ1ISCON International SOC (num): first job wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJ1NONE Still in f-t education/ never had job wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJ1RGSC RG Social Class: first job wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJ1SEC Socio-Economic Class: first job wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJ1SEG Socio economic group: first job wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJ1SOC First job (SOC) after leaving school wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJ1SOC00 First job (SOC2000) after leaving school wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L M N O P Q R
wJ2SOC Occupation (SOC), second job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJ2SOC00 Occupation (SOC2000), second job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L M N O P Q R
wJBCK1 Valid occupation check wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBCK2 Emp prev wave and no valid SOC wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBCK3 Valid industry wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBCK4 Emp prev wave and no valid SIC wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBCSSF Cambridge Scale females : present job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBCSSM Cambridge Scale males : present job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBGOLD Goldthorpe Social Class: present job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBHGS Hope - Goldthorpe Scale : present job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBISCO International SOC : present job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBISCON International SOC (num): present job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBMRS MRS social class wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - - - O - - -
wJBRGSC RG Social Class: present job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBSEC Socio-Economic Class: current job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBSEG Socio economic group: present job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBSIC Industry (SIC) of employer: current job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K - - - - - - -
wJBSIC92 Industry(SIC92) of employer: current job wINDRESP - - - D - - G - - - K L M N O P Q R
wJBSICP Confirm industry wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBSICR Same industry wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBSOC Occupation (SOC): current main job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBSOC00 Occupation (SOC2000): current main job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L M N O P Q R
wJBSOCLY Occupation (SOC): job on 1.9.2007 wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBSOCP Confirm occupation wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBSOCR Same job last interview wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJCEISCN International SOC (numeric): start current job wINDRESP - - C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wJCEISCO Internatonal SOC: start current job wINDRESP - - C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wJCESOC Occupation (SOC): start current job wINDRESP - - C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wJHCSSF Cambridge Scale females : previous job wJOBHIST A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJHCSSM Cambridge Scale males : previous job wJOBHIST A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJHGOLD Goldthorpe Social Class: previous job wJOBHIST A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJHHGS Hope - Goldthorpe Scale : previous job wJOBHIST A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJHISCO International SOC : previous job wJOBHIST A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJHISCON International SOC (num): previous job wJOBHIST A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJHRGSC RG Social Class: previous job wJOBHIST A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJHSEC Socio-Economic Class: previous job wJOBHIST A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJHSEG Socio economic group: previous job wJOBHIST A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJHSIC Industry (SIC): previous job wJOBHIST A B C D E F G H I J K L - - - - - -
wJHSIC92 Industry (SIC92): previous job wJOBHIST - - - - - - - - - - K L M N O P Q R
wJHSIC92 Industry (SIC92): previous job wJOBHSTD - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJHSOC Occupation (SOC): previous job wJOBHIST A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJHSOC Occupation (SOC): previous job wJOBHSTD - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJHSOC00 Occupation (SOC2000): previous job wJOBHIST - - - - - - - - - - K L M N O P Q R
wJHSOC00 Occupation (SOC2000): previous job wJOBHSTD - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJLCSSF Cambridge Scale females : last job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJLCSSM Cambridge Scale males : last job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJLGOLD Goldthorpe Social Class: last job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJLHGS Hope - Goldthorpe Scale : last job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJLISCO International SOC : last job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJLISCON International SOC (num): last job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJLRGSC RG Social Class: last job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJLSEC Socio-Economic Class: last job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJLSEG Socio economic group: last job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJLSIC Industry (SIC) of last job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L - - - - - -
wJLSIC92 Industry (SIC92) of last job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L M N O P Q R
wJLSOC Occupation (SOC) of last job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJLSOC00 Occupation (SOC2000) of last job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L M N O P Q R
wJUSOC Occupation (SOC) of job sought wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJUSOC00 Occupation (SOC2000) of job sought wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L M N O P Q R
wLJCSSF Cambridge Scales females - lifetime wLIFEJOB - - C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLJCSSM Cambridge Scale males - lifetime wLIFEJOB - - C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLJHGS Hope-Goldthorpe scale - lifetime wLIFEJOB - - C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLJISCO Internatonal SOC: previous job wLIFEJOB - - C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLJISCON International SOC (num): previous job wLIFEJOB - - C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLJSIC Industry (SIC) of employer-lifetime wLIFEJOB - - C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLJSOC Occupation (SOC)-lifetime wLIFEJOB - - C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wMACSSF Cambridge Scale females : mothers's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMACSSM Cambridge Scale males : mothers's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMAGOLD Goldthorpe Social Class: mothers's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMAHGS Hope - Goldthorpe Scale : mothers's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMAISCO International SOC : mothers's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMAISCON International SOC (num): mother's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMARGSC RG Social Class: mothers's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMASEC Socio-Economic Class: mother's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMASEG Socio economic group: mothers's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMASOC Mother's occupation (SOC), resp. aged 14 wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMASOC00 Mother's occupation (SOC2000) R. age 14 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L M N O P Q R
wMRJCSSF Cambridge Scale F: most recent job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMRJCSSM Cambridge Scale M: most recent job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMRJGOLD Goldthorpe Class: most recent job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMRJHGS Hope-Goldthorpe Scale: most recent job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMRJISCN International SOC (num): most recent job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMRJISCO International SOC: most recent job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMRJRGSC RG Social Class: most recent job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMRJSEC Socio-Economic Class: most recent job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMRJSEG Socio economic group: most recent job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMRJSIC Industry (SIC) of most recent job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMRJSIC9 Industry (SIC92) of most recent job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M N O P Q R
wMRJSOC Occupation (SOC) of most recent job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMRSSCH MRS Social Class Household wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wMRSSCI MRS Social Class Individual wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPACSSF Cambridge Scale females : father's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPACSSM Cambridge Scale males : father's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPAGOLD Goldthorpe Social Class: father's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPAHGS Hope - Goldthorpe Scale : father's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPAISCO International SOC : father's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPAISCON International SOC (num): father's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPARGSC RG Social Class: father's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPASEC Socio-Economic Class: father's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPASEG Socio economic group: father's job wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPASOC Father's occupation (SOC), resp. aged 14 wINDRESP A - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPASOC00 Father's occupation (SOC2000) R. age 14 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L M N O P Q R
wSPSOC Spouse/partner's Occupation wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wYPSOC1 Main job wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M N O - - -
wYPSOC2 Second job wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M N O - - -

Employment: Labour Force Status

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wCJSBGD Day current labour force status began wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCJSCJS Not ended current job or status wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wCJSCK1 IC: Resp. employment status wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wCJSCK4 IC: Date entered or last activity was emp wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wCJSED Date stop doing that: day wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wCJSEM Date stop doing that: month wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wCJSEY4 Date stop doing that: year wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wCJSSTLY Current situation on prev interview date wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wHGEMP Employment status - HH Grid wINDALL - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHGEMP In paid employment - HH grid wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHGEST Employment status - HH Grid wINDALL A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wINFTED IC: Respondent full-time student wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M N O P Q R
wJ1BOSS Hired employees: first job wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJ1SEMP Employee or self-employed: first job wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJ2HAS Has a second paid job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJ2SEMP Employee or self employed, second job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJ2SOC Occupation (SOC), second job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJ2SOC00 Occupation (SOC2000), second job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L M N O P Q R
wJBBGD Day started current job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBBGD1 Day started current job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBBGLY Started job after 1.9.2007 wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBBGLY1 Started job after 1.9.2007 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBBGLYE Started job after 1.1.96 wINDRESP - - - - - - G - - - - - - - - - - -
wJBBGM Month started current job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBBGM1 Month started current job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBBGY Year started current job wINDRESP A B C D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wJBBGY4 Year started current job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBBGY41 Year started current job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBCHGD Promotion date: day wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBCHGLY Promotion before ref date wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBCHGM Promotion date: month wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBCHGY4 Promotion date: year wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBCK8 Check: occup and employer wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBCSPL Same employer since int date wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBEMPP Confirm employer wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBEMPR Same employer wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBFT Employed full time wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBHAS Did paid work last week wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBHH Responsibilities which affected work wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wJBOFF No work last week but has job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBOFFY Reason off work last week wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBPROM Had promotion wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBSEMP Employee or self-employed: current job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBSEMPP Same employee status wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBSEMPR Confirm changed employee status wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBSOCLY Occupation (SOC): job on 1.9.2007 wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBSTAT Current economic activity wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBSTATL Employment status on Sept 1, year ago wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBSTATT Employment status on Sept 1, this year wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBTERM Current job: permanent or temporary wINDRESP A B C D E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wJBTERM1 Current job: permanent or temporary wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBTERM2 Type of non-permanent job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wJHSEMP Employee or self-employed: previous job wJOBHIST A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJHSEMP Employee or self-employed: previous job wJOBHSTD - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJHSTAT Labour force status code wJOBHIST A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJHSTAT Labour force status code wJOBHSTD - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wLJSEMP FT, PT or s/employed-lifetime wLIFEJOB - - C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLJTERM Perm. or temp. contract - lifetime wLIFEJOB - - C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wMRJEND Year left most recent job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMRJSEMP Employee or self emp., most recent job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wNEMP Number in Employment in household wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wNEMST Current labour force status wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O - - -
wNUE Number Unemployed in household wHHRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPRESBGM Month started economic status - proxy wINDRESP - - C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPRESBGY Year started economic status - proxy wINDRESP - - C D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPRESBY4 Year started economic status - proxy wINDRESP - - C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPRESLY Started status after 1.9.2007 - proxy wINDRESP - - C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPRJBFT Proxy's Job full time / part time wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wRTRLYC Early retirement: no choice wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - - P - -
wSPJB Whether spouse/partner employed now wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wSPJBHR Spouse/partner's weekly work hours wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wSPJBOT Spouse/partner's weekly overtime wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wSPPAYG Spouse/partner's monthly gross pay wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wSPPAYGI Imputation flag - RSPPAYG (derived) wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R

Employment: Length of Job Tenure

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wCJSTEN Length (days) current labour market sp. wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCJSWK9 Weeks in current spell: year to 1.9.2007 wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBCHGD Promotion date: day wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBCHGLY Promotion before ref date wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBCHGM Promotion date: month wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBCHGY4 Promotion date: year wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJBCSPL Same employer since int date wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJSBGD S/emp: Day started current job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJSBGD1 S/emp: day started present job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJSBGLY S/emp: Started job after 1.9.2007 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJSBGLY1 S/emp: before or after sept last year wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJSBGM S/emp: Month started current job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJSBGM1 S/emp: month started present job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJSBGY S/emp: year started present job wINDRESP A B C D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wJSBGY4 S/emp: Year started current job wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJSBGY41 S/emp: year started present job wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wJSSAME S/emp: same occupation wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wPRJBBGM Month started current job-proxy wINDRESP - - C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPRJBBGY Year started current job-proxy wINDRESP - - C D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPRJBBY4 Year started current job-proxy wINDRESP - - C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPRJBLY Job started after 1.9.2007 - proxy wINDRESP - - C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R

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